Cherry Winks

Sylvia Mease


Made lots of these to send to the military during Desert Shield. They are a favourite with my family


★★★★★ 1 vote

Yield: 7 dozen cookies
10 Min


  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 2
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1 c
    chopped dates
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • ·
    crushed cornflakes and maraschino cherries

How to Make Cherry Winks


  1. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, milk, vanilla, nuts and dates.
  2. Sift and add dry ingredients.
  3. Form balls the size of a walnut. Roll in crushed cornflakes. Flatten slightly and top with half a maraschino cherry.
  4. Bake at 375^ for 10-12 minutes

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About Cherry Winks

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtag: #amish

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